Popcorn Seasoning to Virtual Greeters: 4 Innovations Poised to Hit Theaters

10:00 AM 4/13/2016

by Rebecca Ford

From handcrafted Icees to Airheads' Soft-Filled Bites, theatergoers will say hello to new services and tasty concessions.

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  • ICEE

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    A new brand called Handcrafted Chill, made with cane sugar, features such artisan flavors as pomegranate and mandarin orange. Plus, a new machine featuring an LCD touch screen will allow patrons to create as many as 16 different flavor combinations.

  • Airheads Soft Filled Bites

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    Airheads get a makeover in these bite-size tangy chews with a burst of flavor at the center. Available in six of the most popular fruity Airheads flavors.

  • Virtual Greeter

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    The future is here when it comes to crowd control and customer service. The Virtual Assistant from SwayJack uses cuttingedge technology to project an image and create the illusion of a real person, who acts as an informational and instructional tool for customers.

  • Popcorn Seasoning

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    New additions to Kernel Season’s toppings collection include chocolate drizzle brittle and caramel drizzle brittle, which transform popcorn into a sweeter treat. The company also will introduce the upscale option Crunchin’ Kernels, which are kettle-cooked, partially popped kernels that are crunchier on the outside but remain soft in the middle.